MGIS Leadership Team
Experience & Commitment
We’re passionate about protecting medical professionals.
Our highly talented management team brings years of specialty insurance program innovation and passion for the medical profession that keeps our clients well ahead of the healthcare curves.
Meet our team.
The MGIS executive team is made up of savvy industry veterans who are experts at building excellent value and unmatched protection for our medical professional clientele.
Jeff provides the vision and strategic direction to ensure that MGIS continues to lead the physician-insurance market by delivering what clients, insurer-partners, and brokers expect in a rapidly evolving environment.
A 25-year industry veteran, he began his career as an underwriter for St. Paul Fire & Marine Insurance Company. Since joining MGIS, he’s held increasingly responsible management and executive positions, culminating in his appointment as president in 2005. Along the way, he’s been active as a broker, negotiated specialty solutions with domestic and international reinsurers and primary insurers, and worked with a wide variety of healthcare providers and their specialty insurance needs. He is currently guiding the company through significant product and service expansion in anticipation of ongoing changes in the healthcare industry.
Jeff graduated from Brigham Young University in 1984 and holds the CPCU, GBDS, and RPLU insurance professional designations.
In his free time, Jeff loves to ski, be with his family (preferably both), and read fun books. A fitness fan, he’s a regular at both the cross-fit gym and his physical therapist’s office.
Mark Dayton, MBA
Vice President of Marketing
Mark directs all marketing efforts for the company including marketing strategy, branding, public relations, and online marketing and automation technology. He is responsible for driving demand and loyalty for both new and established lines of business.
His background includes a broad range of management and executive experience in healthcare and technology companies and agencies, including EHR pioneer Best Practices, Inc., 3Com, Novell and Coltrin & Associates.
Mark holds an MBA from the University of Michigan and a bachelors of science in finance from Brigham Young University.
Outside of work he splits his time between skiing and biking Utah’s mountains, canyoneering in red rock country, and enjoying museums and concerts with his family.
Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Mike is responsible for all aspects of IT operations, software and systems development and technology security for MGIS. He leads the company’s vision for developing and executing information strategies that allow the company to excel in an increasingly challenging environment.
Mike’s experience spans a broad range of technical disciplines encompassing systems architecture and design, process improvement and optimization and distributed cloud solutions. His previous experience includes increasingly responsible positions with ADP/AdvancedMD and PGP Corporation.
Mike holds an Associates of Applied Science degree in Computer Information Systems and Business Management.
In what little spare time he has, Mike enjoys riding horses and ATVs in Utah’s mountains and watching his son play high school football.
Kurt Meyer, P&C, L&H
Vice President of Sales
Professional Group Benefits
Kurt Meyer, vice president of sales, oversees sales for the Professional Group Benefits business. He is a veteran industry executive with a track record of leading profitable growth through innovation and focus on customers’ best interests.
At the Guardian Life Insurance Company, Kurt turned around a series of underperforming sales offices, leading to his promotion to regional vice president of sales for the company’s largest division. He subsequently served as managing director for an innovative sales and sales management training company.
Kurt served in key executive roles in the group insurance business with both Jefferson Pilot/Lincoln Financial and OneAmerica. In these roles, he had executive responsibility for sales development, sales operations, product development, marketing communications, and corporate training.
Innovations that Kurt introduced to these organizations include:
- Segmented distribution: small group sales desk, renewal and product specialists, enrollers
- Multi-channel distribution
- Internal customer advocacy: dedicated account management and implementation specialists
- Unique voluntary value proposition: product, multi-channel communication and enrollment
A strong supporter of the industry, Kurt held officer positions in numerous state and local chapters of NAHU. Most recently, he served a five-year term on LIMRA’s National Group Sales and Marketing Committee.
Kurt graduated from The George Washington University with a Bachelor degree in Business Administration and an emphasis in Accounting, as well as from Columbia University’s Executive Program focusing on Marketing Management.
When he’s not on a field coaching future sports greats, Kurt and his wife, Suzanne, share their passion for sports, reading, and the great outdoors.
Andrew B. Davison
Andrew B. Davison
Vice President of Operations and Underwriting
Professional Group Benefits
Andrew has over 25 years of industry experience with three of the largest U.S. group disability carriers. During this time, he has enjoyed a broad-based leadership, managerial and technically oriented group employee benefits career that has included Group Underwriting (in all market size segments, including National Accounts), Compliance, Product Development, Contracts, and in leading various process improvement initiatives.
Most recently Andrew was senior vice president, underwriting, with Reliance Standard Life. In this position, he was the organization’s chief underwriting officer and also managed the medical underwriting and contracts functions. Prior to this role, he was with The Hartford, where he held the position of assistant vice president for product compliance supporting their Group Benefits Division.
Andrew also spent approximately 10 years at Unum, including serving as director of group underwriting for their Central Region and as Risk Director, Group and Individual Underwriting for First Unum. He began his underwriting career with Unum as a disability underwriter and was subsequently promoted to a senior underwriter role.
Andrew earned his Bachelor of Science degree from University of Maine and his M.B.A. from the University of Southern Maine.
Born and raised in Charlottesville, VA, Andrew enjoys family time with his wife, Susan, and daughter, Allyson. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and exploring American history. He is an amateur musician, playing drums in various groups over the years. He also continues to participate in ‘masters’ lacrosse tournaments.
Matthew Frost, CPA
Chief Financial Officer
Matt is a seasoned financial executive with a successful track record in building and leading highly effective finance, accounting, strategic planning, information system, and consulting organizations and initiatives. His background includes extensive M&A experience, covering the spectrum from development of investment sources, identifying and negotiating deals, to integrating and streamlining merged entities for maximum productivity and profitability.
Prior to joining MGIS, he served as CFO of The Buckner Company, a large regional insurance brokerage. During his tenure, the company realized triple digit revenue and EBITDA growth through a combination of acquisition, organic growth and streamlining of operations. His strategic planning and process focus and expertise improved company performance, resulting in a Best Practices Agency designation for five consecutive years. For his outstanding contributions, he was recognized as CFO of the Year for 2009 by Utah Business Magazine.
Previous experience also includes controller positions with Digital Signature Trust and Heritage Management, Inc., where he developed and deployed internal financial, budgeting, costing and accounting systems, as well as financial forecasting processes. Matt’s background also includes tax and audit management, financial consulting, and creation of a loan/funding program to facilitate acquisitions.
Matt holds a Masters of Accountancy (MAcc) from Brigham Young University, is a Certified Public Accountant, and is a licensed Property and Casualty agent.
Outside the office, he enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife and four children, hiking and other outdoor activities, traveling and golf. Matt has been associated with the BYU Management Society for a number of years, serving in leadership roles, including vice president of the scholarship committee.
Our broker leadership team is the best in the business at helping brokers find, pitch, and close more deals in the medical space. When brokers partner with this MGIS team in their sales activity they close new medical group prospects at an average rate of over 70%.
Keith Mangrum, GBDS
Senior Regional Vice President
With more than 20 years in the group insurance industry, Keith Mangrum’s experience includes managerial and executive positions as well as key roles in sales and marketing. He is responsible for overseeing MGIS’ East Region, including the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and Southeast.
Keith provides sales, marketing, and training support for brokers and Sun Life Financial sales representatives and presents MGIS products to broker groups, agencies, medical associations, and medical practices. He manages block profitability by actively supporting and maintaining renewal and business-under-threat strategies.
His ability to draw upon and apply his past experience makes him a valuable part of MGIS—in addition to helping him avoid sand traps at the golf course. He and his wife of 34 years have three children (all daughters) and four grandchildren.
With more than 10 years in the group insurance industry, Keith Oser’s experience includes owning and operating a cellular phone store, after having a seven-year career with Worldcom. He is responsible for overseeing MGIS’ northeast region.
Keith provides marketing, sales, and training support to employee benefits representatives, brokers, and financial planners. He builds relationships first and works on block takeovers.
By keeping profitability at the forefront, Keith finds ways to increase revenue for everyone he works with. He brings his passion to work every day and has a very positive outlook on life.
Keith graduated from Philadelphia University with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing. He resides in North Wales, PA, with his wife, Debbie, of 16 years; two amazing sons, Zach and Justin; and his dog Chester.
Bill has extensive experience operating across all aspects of the group and individual benefit insurance industry. His career spans 40 years in management with three of the largest providers in the U.S. and includes more than 27 years in insurance underwriting, sales, and service.
Nationally recognized as an expert in group and individual disability and life insurance, Bill currently works for MGIS as the director of underwriting — a position he has enjoyed since 2012 — and regional vice president of sales for Wisconsin and Minnesota.
Previously, Bill worked for MGIS as national product marketing director from 1997 until 2005. He also served as a national consultant on physician disability and vice president at MD Group Insurance, and subsequently as a broker and principal of Professional Law Insurance Advisors and MD Group Insurance Advisors. Bill has been certified as a CE instructor and is the author of an online CE course focused on physician LTD.
Bill attended the University of California, Berkeley, and graduated with a BA. He earned his MBA at Nova University’s Panama campus in 1986. He also served for 15 years as an Air Force officer.
With six children and 13 grandchildren, Bill and his wife stay busy. In what little free time he has, Bill enjoys playing the bagpipes or a round of golf.
Randy Tate, MBA
Regional Vice President
Randy Tate serves as the Regional Vice President of Sales for the Western region. In this role, Randy is responsible for regional sales in life and disability products for physicians and dentists, and manages key broker relationships in the region. Randy assumed his current role in 2016.
Randy is an industry veteran with many years of experience in successfully working with brokers to drive meaningful sales growth in the physician group insurance segment. He came to MIGS from Assurant, where he served as regional vice president of sales for the Intermountain region.
Prior to Assurant, Randy was the Director of Underwriting for the physician Life and Disability products at MGIS, and also previously served as the Regional Vice President of Sales for MGIS in the western United States, where he increased sales revenues by nearly 300%.
Before joining MGIS, Randy served as the Client Profitability Manager at JP Morgan Chase in Salt Lake City. Prior to that, he was a Financial Analyst in the Private Wealth Management division of Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Randy holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Weber State University’s Goddard School of Business & Economics. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.
Noelle Lundberg, L&H, CDHC, GBDS
National Renewal Sales Manager
Noelle Lundberg provides a valuable role as client renewal manager. Her efforts include coordinating all renewal efforts between brokers, customers, underwriting, service, and sales nationwide.
With more than 13 years of industry experience, she serves as the primary contact to brokers on all renewals and acts as the lead in presenting proposed renewal plans to brokers. Noelle also works closely with marketing to identify, develop, and carry out effective customer retention activities.
Noelle earned a Bachelor of Science degree in School Health Education from Brigham Young University.
Originally from Orem, Utah, Noelle and her husband Marshall have been married for 14 years and have two children, Summer and Trenton. When she is not focused on renewals at the office, she’s spending quality time with her family.